In Cameroon, divisions between the country's English and French-speaking communities are deepening. The minority Anglophone population says it is being marginalized by the government, and is demanding equal treatment.
Cameroon's president has ordered a military court to halt its trial of Anglophone leaders to ease tensions with the country's minority English-speaking areas. The activists faced a possible death sentence if convicted.
Soldiers killed at least eight people and wounded others in Cameroon's restless English-speaking regions on Sunday. Activists held protests calling for independence from the majority Francophone nation.
The UN secretary-general has pushed for additional peacekeepers in CAR. He is expected to discuss the political crisis in Cameroon with President Paul Biya.
The Anglophones in the predominently French-speaking country say they feel like second class citizens. Now some say equality isn't enough - they want independence.
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